Marketing on the other hand might be a more complicated affair. Will he promote a game with micro-transactions if it’s deemed the only way to turn a certain game profitable? Will every game he publishes be featured on the channel, if so in what format?
This is the last piece in my three part series about Video Games and Art. After sitting down with Patricia Taxxon last week, discussing the topic of Games as Art, and in particular the late Roger Ebert's opinions on the subject I wanted to finally outline a social historical theory of Games and how they actually relate to Art.
This is part 2 of a three part series on Video Games and Art. In the first part we talked with Patricia Taxxon about her career, being a furry and thoughts on Art. Part 2 continues our discussion and focuses on Roger Ebert's proclamation that "Video Games can Never be Art" and the state of… Continue reading “Video Games can never be Art” Patricia Taxxon Discusses -Pt. 2
Part One of a three part series on Art and Video Games, Andrej Markov talks with electronic musician Patricia Taxxon about her art and games.
Two small updates on what is going on. I am working on 3 new posts though they might still take some weeks to produce as part of them includes an interview and further research. Their topics are Art&Games as well as a retrospective on Afghanistan respectively. I updated the Art page adding a few selected… Continue reading Tiny Update!
What is cool about the Microcosm is that it can be both alien and familiar, for me the snail is decidedly on the familiar side. Let us imagine...
Russia's geographic security concerns should be taken seriously, but does that mean that the west needs to "fold" on Ukraine? Is a compromise still possible?
Varoufakis' Techno-Feudalism On digital Fiefdom and Post-Capitalist Desire. I believe it was around a year ago that Yanis Varoufakis, the iconoclastic former finance minister of Greece, posited that we have moved “beyond capitalism” and into something worse. Now whether it’s techno- or neo-, comparisons between the present state and feudalism such as Bull’s neo-medievalism are hardly new.
A century of abstraction and still the Art is as divisive as always, well we don’t generally go as far as to call it “Entartet” anymore but certainly the world is still split between artistic progressives and their conservative counterparts. And it is quite sobering how far the discourse has gotten, that is to say, not very.
The cries over the defeat of the West, and with it human rights, are loud... yet, are the Taliban as bad as we think? Or can they lead Afghanistan into a future or prosperity?